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55 - Airlines' Darkening Horizon
by The IBISWorld Podcast Team
Aug 23 2019

In July, third-party tracking services recorded 225,000 global flights in a single day for the first time ever. Demand for air travel has never been higher, but the outlook for the industry is getting grim. Long-simmering threats to the industry are coming to a head.

Shifting consumer sentiment, high-profile technological errors and labor issues across the board are combining to make some serious turbulence for airline operators. On today's episode, host Shira Bartov, editor Kieran Newton and IBISWorld analyst Nick Masters dig into these issues, assess which are most immediately critical for the industry, and try to chart a course forward.

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